Citizens Financial Group, Inc. ( CFG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.32 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CFG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 45.45% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $35.97, the dividend yield is 3.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CFG was $35.97, representing a -16.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.12 and a 30.23% increase over the 52 week low of $27.62.
CFG is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). CFG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.67. Zacks Investment Research reports CFG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 9.08%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CFG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CFG as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF ( FTXO )
- iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF ( IAT )
- NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUMV )
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF ( KRE )
- ProShares Equities for Rising Rates ETF ( EQRR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is NUMV with an increase of 1.78% over the last 100 days. FTXO has the highest percent weighting of CFG at 7.92%.
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